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Gavin Williamson

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Secretar o State for Eddication
Assumed office
24 Julie 2019
Prime MeenisterBoris Johnson
Precedit biDamian Hinds
Secretar o State for Defence
In office
2 November 2017 – 1 Mey 2019
Prime MeenisterTheresa May
Precedit biMichael Fallon
Succeedit biPenny Mordaunt
Chief Whip o the Hoose o Commons
Pairlamentar Secretar tae the Thesaury
In office
14 Julie 2016 – 2 November 2017
Prime MeenisterTheresa May
DeputeJulian Smith
Precedit biMark Harper
Succeedit biJulian Smith
Pairliamentar Preevat Secretar tae
the Prime Meenister
In office
7 October 2013 – 13 Julie 2016
Prime MeenisterDavid Cameron
Precedit biSam Gyimah
Succeedit biGeorge Hollingbery
Pairlamentar Preevat Secretar tae the Secretar o State for Transport
In office
11 September 2012 – 7 October 2013
Prime MeenisterDavid Cameron
Sec. o StatePatrick McLoughlin
Precedit biAndrew Jones
Succeedit biIain Stewart
& Julian Sturdy
Member o Pairlament
for Sooth Staffordshire
Assumed office
6 Mey 2010
Precedit biPatrick Cormack
Majority22,733 (44.3%)
Personal details
BornGavin Alexander Williamson
(1976-06-25) 25 Juin 1976 (age 43)
Scarborough, Ingland, UK
Poleetical pairtyConservative
Spoose(s)Joanne Eland
Bairns2
Alma materVarsity o Bradford
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid

Gavin Alexander Williamson CBE (born 25 Juin 1976) is a Breetish politeecian o the Conservative Pairty. He acame Secretar o State for Defence on 2 November 2017 efter the demission o Michael Fallon; he wis sacked bi Theresa May on 1 Mey 2019 in a controversy ower leaks frae a cabinet meetin regairdin the technology firm Huawei. He returned tae the cabinet as Secretar o State for Eddication on 24 Julie 2019, when Boris Johnson acame Prime Meenister.